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White Pumpkin Pie from Scratch

learn to make a pumpkin pie from scratch using a white pumpkin
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 People


Pumpkin pie filling

  • 2 cups pumpkin purée
  • 14 Oz. sweetened condensed milk 
  • 2 each eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Pie crust

  • 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3-4 tbsp water


Pie crust

  • Mix flour and salt and cut in shortening. Add enough water to make a workable dough. Not too sticky but not too dry. The least you handle it the better. Roll out into a circle and place in your pie plate.

Pie filling

  • Mix everything in a bowl and pour into pie crust.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees and bake for 15 minutes.
  • reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake 35-40 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Keyword dessert